Author:Sue Lin

Teach well, be well

Ergonomic Concerns Teachers spend many hours standing, as well as bending and moving around in general. With so much time spent on your feet, it's no wonder that many teachers struggle with pain in areas such as shoulders, necks and knees. Having to deal with pain can impact our mood and productivity. Thankfully, many schools are starting to be aware of this risk and providing more ergonomic tools for teachers to protect themselves. Here are some other ways to reduce stress on our bodies.   Viral Infections Teachers can be prone to viral infections,...

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How to Reverse the Road to Burn Out

Take a break   If you're feeling exhausted and haven't taken time off in a while, consider taking some time off work to reassess your goals and get your mind off the stressors of work.   Find a pampering ritual   As time goes by, we may find ourselves getting busier and losing ourselves in the midst of work before eventually burning out. By actively caring for ourselves, we take charge of our own wellness and health. It can be as simple as having a weekly work out session at the gym and not answering work-related...

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Are You Burning Out At Work?

Feeling tired, unmotivated and ill? You may be burnt out from dedicating too much time at work. Burn out can happen to anyone in any industry. However, certain professions such as teaching and education can be more prone to burnout due to the work demands. Are you starting to get burnt out by your job? Burn out isn't something that occurs suddenly or in a day - instead, it is caused by the piling up of everyday stress that eventually results in our exhaustion, detachment and self-doubt.   Here are some tell-tale...

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Endermologie: How it can improve our Wellness

If you're interested in working towards better wellness of your mind and body, Endermologie can help you to achieve your wellness goals. It isn't just merely helping us with weight loss and keeping in shape. Why? This is because through its patented technology, Endermologie can help to deeply relax our bodies, which can help to relieve those with sore muscles. This can result in feeling lighter and more energized.   The  LPG Endermologie Alliance machine acts as a mechanical lymphatic drainage system, which can help to flush out toxins. With improved lymphatic...

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What is Endermologie and why it can help you in your quest for natural beauty

You might have heard of Endermologie, but do you know what it actually does? Endermologie is an FDA-approved treatment that can help with inch-loss, body contouring, firming and smoothing cellulite. You can suss out the facts yourself - many scientific studies have been done on the effects of Endermologie, which you can find on www.lpgmedical.com/en/studies-cosire/   Endermologie first started in the 1980s - the "LPG" actually stands for the founder's name Louis Paul Guitay! He created Endermologie as a machine treatment to help soften his scar tissue after an accident, when he found that...

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Pamper Yourself on National Day

Aside from feeling the Singaporean pride, National Day is also a day where you can take a rest and recharge your batteries! Here are three pampering suggestions for beauty lovers out there.   Get a new pair of lips   Lipaddict ($68) not only comes in 12 shades, the lip care treatment also moisturisers and gives us younger and fuller looking lips with its lists of anti-ageing ingredients.         Get porcelain skin Want to look your best when you're trying to catch fireworks with your loved ones?  Why not try out a Toki facial, a popular treatment...

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How to look your best on National TV

Don't forget sun protective gear Even though the parade doesn't start until 5:30- wearing sun protective gear is still essential as you will probably be under the sun. Not to mention - wearing sunglasses can help you get a better view of the parachuters without risking UV damage to your eyes!   Paint your faces When else are you going to get to use the temporary tattoos from your fun pack?   Smile!  Don't panic if you've got caught on camera, smile and wave your flag!   Haven't gotten tickets to the live National day show? Here are three...

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Where to find healthy skin-loving food in Singapore

Tired of eating MSG laden food every time you go out? Here are some healthy and delicious options you can check out!   [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="259"] Miso Salmon & Mediterranean Chicken Premium Bento from  Lean Bento[/caption]   Lean Bento Lean Bento features healthy, nutritional meals that are halal. With its fusion Western and Asian influences, featuring chicken, salmon and even vegetarian options, there are choices for everyone — brunch lovers can also get a healthy brunch fix from their all-day brunch menu.   Address: 43 Holland Drive, #01-49 Singapore 270043         [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240"] "Sugalight Salted Gula Melaka...

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4 Wellness Activities To Try This Month

Boost your incidental exercise   Incidental exercise is the exercise we get from moving about throughout the day, such as when we're walking to the hawker centre or food court for lunch, as opposed to the running on the treadmill or yoga sessions at the studio. While incidental exercise should not replace the exercise that we should be doing regularly, increasing how much incidental exercise we do daily can help us in maintaining our overall health. Some simple ways include walking 2 or 3 stairs before taking the lift up our workplace....

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CM Insider #3: Therapist Tales

(From L-R) Therapists Tracy, Nok and Nico Who wants to be a farmer after retiring and who entered the industry to pursue a new skill set? We chat with our colleagues to find out what started them on the path to being your friendly neighbourhood therapist ;)   How long have you been in this industry and what led you to this path?   Nico: I have been in this industry for 20 years already! The reason was quite simple: I wanted to have a set of skills.   Nok: I have been in this industry since 2003. I...

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